2 Days Murchison Falls safari
This is a Murchison Falls safari that takes you Uganda’s spectacular heritage, with breathtaking scenic allure, and landscapes. You will enjoy a game drive and a boat cruise along the Nile River and observe the squeezing of the Nile River in a 7 meter gorge before tumbling 40 meters down in a thunderous explosion and then flows down into a very peaceful river whose water banks are swarmed with a profusion of water and land animals as well as birds.
- Murchison falls
- Game drives
- Boat launch on the Victoria Nile
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Full Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park (5-6hrs)
You will have an early breakfast and drive to Murchison Falls National Park passing through beautiful woodlands and Savannah grasslands. This journey takes 6-7 hours and on arrival you will have lunch your lunch and have a rest. In the afternoon at 3:00 pm you will go for a boat cruise on the placid Victoria Nile, upstream, to the base of the falls. En route you will see hippos, crocodiles, water buck and a wide variety of birds like the unusual shoebill stork. The boat stops just tens of meters from the “Devil’s Cauldron” for pictures to be taken of the photogenic and majestic Murchison Falls.
You will thereafter be returned to the lodge of your booking for dinner and overnight at Red Chili or Windsor Hotel (Budget) Parkside Safari Lodge/Fort Murchison (Mid Range)
Day 2: Game drive and return to Kampala
You will wake up very early and set off at 6.30am for a sunrise game drive in the Nyamsika plateau to see the Cape buffaloes, Rothschild’s giraffes, Uganda kob, hartebeest and waterbucks. You may also spot oribi, bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck, shy sitatunga, bush duiker, warthog and bush pig plus large carnivores including lions, leopards and spotted hyenas. Chimpanzees and olive baboons head the list of six species of primates found in the park. Crocodiles and hippos will be seen along the banks of the Nile. Some of the more common birds that can be seen include goliath heron, Egyptian geese, pelican, bee-eaters, kingfishers, hornbill, cormorant, saddle-bill stork and the rare shoebill stork.
You will return to your lodge for a late breakfast / early lunch and some relaxation start the return journey to Kampala.
Any and all tours can be combined or modified to fit your particular needs. Please tell us your specific requirements using the enquiry page.
Prices are subject to change based upon accommodation availability, your tour alterations and other parameters until time of full and final confirmation.
QUICK TOUR DETAILS
- Car hires services and Fuel
- Driver’s allowances
- Park fees
- Vehicle entry
- launch cruise
- Lunch en-routes
- Alcoholic drinks / spirits
- Personal Insurance